University of Southern California

USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

International Relations


University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA 90007

United States


(213) 740-2311

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A./J.D.(dual degree);MA/MPA and MA/MPL (with the School of Public Policy andDevelopment), Ph.D. in Politics and Internation Relations;

Format: Campus

Program Description:

A pioneer in the development of an independent curriculum in international affairs, the School of International Relations offers the student a wide range of approaches to the study of the field. Students complete both required core courses and courses in their chosen fields of specialty to be chosen from the following: international political economy, international politics and security, and United States foreign policy. Specialty fields may be designed for M.A. students. Ph.D. students may take one field outside the School of International Relations. In addition to the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees, the School of International Relations offers jointly with the departments of Economics and Political Science a graduate program in political economy and public policy.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Financial Aid is available Federal Student Loans. Applicants may apply by completing the FAFSA and applying code 001328. Several scholarships also available.

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 0-999

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